A preview of the October events in Pokemon GO. New Pokemon debut and more

The creators of Pokemon GO have announced what events will appear next month.

In recent days, a lot has been said about the upcoming attractions. At the end of each month, Niantic is releasing information on what’s coming in the coming weeks. Players already know who they will get for collecting stickers as part of Research Breakthrough or who will be the hero of October Community Day.

The time has come to reveal information about the upcoming events. Of course, detailed data on this subject has not been disclosed yet, but it is worth knowing what type of events to expect.

October events in Pokemon GO

October is a month related to Halloween for many, but not only this holiday will receive its themed event. Also in October, the premiere of a new movie from the series Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle will be released. Additionally, Niantic will be celebrating its birthday in the coming month.

  • Movie tie-in event: From ​​Friday, October 1, 2021 to Sunday, October 10, 2021, the latest Pokémon film, Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, releasing globally on October 8 on Netflix! In celebration, the Mythical Pokémon Zarude will be making its Pokémon GO debut! You’ll be able to encounter it by completing a free Special Research story—just be sure you log in during the event to claim the research. You can also look forward to lots of other in-game content inspired by the movie, including the return of Team Rocket members Jessie and James in Pokémon GO.

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  • Niantic’s Birthday: In celebration of Niantic’s birthday on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, log in to Pokémon GO to obtain a free box between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. local time on that day!

  • Pokémon GO Halloween returns: From Friday, October 15, 2021, to Sunday, October 31, 2021, costumed Pokémon will return for our annual spooky event! Look forward to costumed Pokémon appearing in the wild and a new Halloween-themed Special Research story. More details to come soon!